Act One
Act Two
Act Three
Act Four
Act Five

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Who is Desdemona's father?
Brabantio

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Where does the setting change in this Act?
Cyprus

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Why does Desdemona push so hard for Cassio to get his job back?
Cassio helped keep Desdemona and Othello's marriage a secret.

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What does Othello tell Desdemona to do in scene 3? how does Desdemona react?
Othello tells her to go to bed and send Emilia home. Desdemona does what she is told.

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What does Roderigo call Iago when he finds out Iago's plan?
"O damn Iago! O inhuman dog!"

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What did Iago want but didn't get it because Othello gave it to somebody else?
The promotion.

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Who stabs Montano? and why?
Cassio, Cassio didn't mean to Montano was just trying to stop the fight.

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What does Othello tell Iago to do in scene 3? How does Iago respond?
Othello tells Iago to have Emilia watch Desdemona when she is with Cassio. Iago, seeing his plan taking root, is very pleased with how his plan is going.

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What does does Desdemona ask Emilia to do before she goes to bed?
She asks Emilia to put on the wedding bed sheets

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Who enters the room as soon as Othello is finished killing Desdemona?
Emilia

300

What is the real reason Iago hates Othello?
Iago thinks Othello slept with his wife Emilia.

300

Why is Cyprus so important to defend?
It is rich in many resources

300

How does Othello react to Cassio's gestures of the singers and musicians under his window?
Othello sends a clown servant of his to tell the singers and musicians to go away.

300

What does Lodovico ask Iago and what is the reason for it?
He asks him if Othello is always this mad. Iago says the reason is because he is mad about being sent back.

300

Who told the truth that unraveled the whole plan?
Emilia, when she heard Othello say that Cassio had his handkerchief

400

Who is Iago's "scapegoat" in his plot?
Cassio

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Why did Cassio lose his place as lieutenant?
Iago makes cassio get drunk, Roderigo fights with him then Montano tries to break the fight up and ends up getting stabbed by Cassio.

400

When Othello asked for proof of what Iago is telling him about Desdemona, How does Iago react?
Iago is defensive, He says he only wanted to "help" a friend, but he's not appreciated for being honest.

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What does Bianca find in Cassio's chamber?
She finds Desdemona's handkerchief and thinks that Cassio is cheating on her.

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Desdemona showed she was faithful until the very end, what did she do to prove it?
When Emilia walked in Desdemona told her that she killed herself and told Emilia to send her love to Othello.

500

How do Iago and Brabantio show their racist attitude toward Othello?
Iago calls Othello an animal and Brabantio calls him the devil and that he is using witchcraft on Desdemona.

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What is Iago and Emilia's relationship like?
Not good, Iago is very rude, he thinks that Othello has slept with Emilia.

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What story is attached to the handkerchief?
The handkerchief was the first thing he gave to Desdemona. It was an heirloom passed down with "magical" qualities attached to it.

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What happened to Othello?
He went in to epileptic shock

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How did Othello kill Desdemona?
Suffocation